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Boon Leong has practised almost exclusively in international arbitration seated within South-east Asia for the past 15 years.

He is licensed to appear before the courts in Singapore and Malaysia on arbitration related litigation, two of the most active international arbitration jurisdictions within the region. While he has extensive experience handling commercial and corporate disputes, his practice has evolved to focus on complex power/energy, infrastructure, oil & gas and international investment/commercial disputes.

Boon Leong is recommended for his work by notable legal directories. In Chambers Global, Boon Leong “attracts praise from sources, who value his ‘good legal mind’ and readiness to ‘listen and take in the client’s ideas.” Clients also praise him for being “hard-working, very committed and dedicated to the client…” in Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Boon Leong sits on the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Panel of Arbitrators. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons) degree in 1991. He is a member of the Singapore Bar and the Malaysian Bar.

Boon Leong is concurrently a Partner in Rahmat Lim & Partners, the Firm's associate firm in Malaysia. To read more about his practice in Malaysia, please click here.

Work Highlights

  • Advised and represented clients in disputes in relation to a US$400 million claim over works for central processing platform.
  • Advised on a US$300 million claim over mixed development building complex.
  • Advised on a US$250 million claim over a 2000MW hydro power plant.

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